Mt. Axtell

CB Avalanche Center 2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Kebler Pass Area
NAME: Zach Guy
SUBJECT: Mt. Axtell
ASPECT: North, North East
ELEVATION: 9,500 to 12,000 ft.

AVALANCHES: Small, manageable sluffing on steep terrain on the new snow interface. Skier triggered one isolated and shallow old slab that broke on the 3/24 facet layer, in a heavily cross loaded gulley near treeline, D1.

SNOWPACK: 4″ of new snow at summit, 1″ near valley bottom. Fell on solid and supportive crusts on almost all slopes except high elevation due north.